Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Mary Briggs (#47645089)
 member for 3 years, 7 months, 28 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
Bio Photo I find 'Find A Grave' a great research tool. I'm retired, living in Traverse City, Michigan and using genealogy as a way of keeping my mind active. I have been president of Grand Traverse Area Genealogical Society and am a member of Austin Family Association of America.

I do transfers, links, change information and anything else I can to make FAG a place that is user friendly. It is the members of Find A Grave who make it great place to spend your research time.

If you are related to any person on my memorial list, send me and e-mail or a public message about your family.

My family lines are Austin, Penix/Penick, Paradis, King, Bowman, Joseph, Taft, Seelye, Todd, Pinette, Nadeau, Rose, Reed, Barker, Lovejoy, and Foster.
Leave Public Message
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 3,468 Memorials Added
 • 3,371 Memorials Managed
 • 18 Memorials/Week
 • 8,161 Photos
 • 7 Photo Requests
 • 173 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 8,955 Virtual Flowers
 • 3 Virtual Cemeteries
 • 10 Fame Ratings
 • 12 Friends
Search Contributor's Records

First NameLast Name

Virtual Cemeteries
Austin (2)
Briggs (16)
Church (1)
Find A Grave Friends
Ann in NH, cindra , Daniel Somerlot, Dee, Elda Dickinson, F L Moeller, Kathleen (McCol..., Laura Plummer R..., Mary Lou Pfenni..., R Sloma, RPFederly, S King Marshall
Messages left for Mary Briggs (237)[Leave Message]
George DeKay
John McDonald - Pine HIll Cemetery
Thank you for adding the stone photo to his memorial. Was there no stone for his wife in that area?

Added by George DeKay on Jun 28, 2015 9:15 PM
Jana Marie Lashmit
RE: #92461318
Hi Mary,

Thank you for the update!!! Will remove Frank's memorial from St Francis.

Happy summer,
Added by Jana Marie Lashmit on Jun 23, 2015 1:44 PM
Jana Marie Lashmit

In regards to Frank Smith's photo you took. His obit says he is in the St Francis cemetery, Petoskey, Michigan. I see his memorial is in Cross Village. Am wondering if you remember which cemetery you took the photo at.

Thank you,
Added by Jana Marie Lashmit on Jun 23, 2015 4:30 AM
Karen Borg
Gordon Turner
Dear Mary,
Thank you so much for taking the time to take the photo. It is greatly appreciated!
Added by Karen Borg on Jun 22, 2015 11:10 PM
melissa w
Use of photo
Hello, thank you for your time and your contributions.
May I have permission to use your photo on for the Botholomews.
Added by melissa w on Jun 22, 2015 4:33 PM
Julia Hime
Julia Hime is my great grand aunt. I would like to use your pictures of her and her family tombstone for my family tree with your permission.

Thank you for your time
Added by DenDan on Jun 04, 2015 11:20 PM
Frederick D
RE: Otto King
I aadded Helen's photo per your request.
Added by Frederick D on May 22, 2015 7:17 PM
Susan Audy
George Wait
Thank you so very much for the posting of
this picture. Most of my family line stayed
in Vermont but George and his brother moved
to Michigan. THANKS AGAIN. I have been able
to find the obituaries that have also helped.
Added by Susan Audy on May 12, 2015 5:55 PM
Lisa Polster
Oliver and Anne Tysver Memorial Photos
Hello Mary,
Can I please have permission to use your photos of my Great Grand Aunt and Uncle, Anne and Oliver Tysver to use on my family tree? I will give you full credit for taking the photo. Thank you so much for your hard work and dedication to everyone's memorials. It is deeply appreciated!
~Lisa in WI
Added by Lisa Polster on Apr 19, 2015 5:11 PM
Janet Muff
Marybath Morton
Thanks so much for sending the birth information on Marybath Morton. I'll gladly make the edit to the memorial but would be very grateful for a source so that I can record it in my own database. I've attempted several times this morning to seach at NEHGS and their system is acting up so I can't get into the birth records for MA.

Janet Muff
Added by Janet Muff on Apr 05, 2015 12:59 PM
[View all messages...]

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service